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The Federal School Code for Shippensburg University is 003326.

Spring Open House - April 12, 2014 
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Shippensburg University
Office of Admissions
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
P: 717.477.1231
F: 717.477.4016 
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Advanced Placement and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit

Shippensburg University grants advanced placement (AP) and college level examination program (CLEP) credit for general and subject area examinations based on the guidelines as established by The College Board. The College Board administers examinations for the these courses nationally each year. For more information on the courses and examinations, see your high school counselor.

 Advanced Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) coursework prepares students for the academic demands of college.

Students planning to attend Shippensburg University who submit official AP or CLEP score reports receive significant benefits:

      provides you instant college-level academic credit and eliminates required courses you already mastered in high school.
      allows you to accelerate your undergraduate degree program, saving time and money.

Click here to register for CLEP tests online. 

Advanced Placement (AP) Credit Information

Find out how many credits you can earn at Shippensburg University through Advanced Placement (AP) using the following chart.
  

Advanced Placement Exam AP Grade Required Credits Equivalent Course
Art History 3, 4 or 5 3 ART 232
Art Studio - Drawing 3, 4 or 5 3 ART 110
Art Studio - General Portfolio 3, 4 or 5 3 ART 101
Art Studio - 2D Design 3, 4 or 5 3 ART 215
Art Studio - 3D Design 3, 4 or 5 3 ART 218
Biology 5 4 BIO 161
Biology 3 or 4 3 BIO 100
Calculus AB 3, 4 or 5 4 MAT 211
Calculus BC 3, 4 or 5 4 MAT 212
Chemistry 3, 4 or 5 3 CHM 105
Chemistry

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AP Lab Reports

2 CHM 125
Computer Science A 3, 4 or 5 4 CSC 110 & CSC 106
Computer Science AB 3, 4 or 5 4 CSC 110 & CSC 106
English Composition & Language 3, 4 or 5 3 ENG 106
English Literature & Composition 3, 4 or 5 3 ENG 250
Environmental Science 3, 4 or 5 3 BIO 145
European History 3, 4 or 5 3 HIS 106
French Language 4 or 5 3 FRN 202
French Language3 3FRN 103
French Literature 3, 4 or 5 3 French Transfer
German Language 4 or 5 3 GER 203
German Language3 3GER 103
German Literature 3, 4 or 5 3 German Transfer
Human Geography 3, 4 or 5 3 GEO 140
Latin 3, 4 or 5 3 For. Lang. Trans.
Macroeconomics 4 or 5 3 ECO 101
Microeconomics 4 or 5 3 ECO 102
Music - Theory 4 or 5 3 MUS 212
Physics B 3, 4 or 5 3 PHY 110
Physics C - Elec./Magnetism/Mechanics 3, 4 or 5 4 PHY 121 and PHY 123 (lecture and lab)
Political Science - U.S. Gov't and Pol. 3, 4 or 5 3 PLS 100
Pol. Science - Comp. Gov't. and Politics 3, 4 or 5 3 PLS 201
Psychology 3, 4 or 5 3 PSY 101
Spanish Language 4 or 5 3 SPN 202
Spanish Language 3 3SPN 103
Spanish Literature 3, 4 or 5 3 Spanish Transfer
Statistics 3, 4 or 5 3 MAT 165
U.S. History 3, 4 or 5 3 HIS 202
World History 3, 4 or 5 3 HIS 106

NOTE: Advanced Placement credit is awarded at Shippensburg University for Advanced Placement examinations not shown. Please contact the College of Arts and Sciences dean's office if you have questions (717-477-1151).
 

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit Information

Find out how many credits you can earn at Shippensburg University through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) using the following chart. Examination score range from 20 to 80.

You may earn up to 30 college credits through CLEP examinations. 

CLEP General Examinations Minimum Grade Credits Equivalent Course
Humanities 50 3 ART 101
Natural Sciences 50 3 BIO 100
Social Sciences and History 50 3 SOC 101
CLEP Subject Examinations
Composition and Literature Minimum Grade Credits Equivalent Course
American Literature 50 6 ENG 233, ENG 234
Analysis and Interpretation of Literature 50 3 ENG 250
College Composition 50 3 ENG 106
English Literature 50 6 ENG 236,
ENG 237
College Composition Modular 50 3 ENG 106
Foreign Languages Minimum Grade Credits Equivalent Course
College French Levels 1 & 2
Level 1 (2 semesters) 50 6 FRN 101, FRN 102
Level 2 (4 semesters) 62 above plus FRN 103 and FRN 202
College German Levels 1 & 2
Level 1 (2 semesters) 50 6 GER 101, GER 102
Level 2 (4 semesters) 63 6 above plus GER 103 and GER 203
College Spanish Levels 1 & 2
Level 1 (2 semesters) 50 6 SPN 101, SPN 102
Level 2 (4 semesters) 66 6 SPN 103 and SPN 202
Social Sciences and History Minimum Grade Credits Equivalent Course
American Government 50 3 PLS 100
American History I: Early Colonization to 1877 50 3 HIS 201
American History II: 1865 to the Present 50 3 HIS 202
Human Growth and Development 50 3 PSY transfer
Introduction to Educational Psychology 50 3 TCH 260
Introductory Macroeconomics 50 3 ECO 101
Introductory Microeconomics 50 3 ECO 102
Introductory Psychology 50 3 PSY 101
Introductory Sociology 50 3 SOC 101
Western Civilization I: Ancient near East to 1648 50 3 HIS 105
Western Civilization II: 1648 to Present 50 3 HIS 106
Science and Mathematics Minimum Grade Credits Equivalent Course
Calculus with Elemental Functions 50 4 MAT 211
College Algebra 50 3 MAT 140B
College Algebra - Trigonometry 50 3 MAT 175
General Biology 50 3 BIO 100
General Chemistry 50 3 CHM 103
Trigonometry 50 3 Math Transfer
Precalculus     50 3 MAT 175
Business Minimum Grade Credits Equivalent Course
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 3 CSC 103
Introductory Accounting 50 6 Bus Adm Transfer
Introductory Business Law 50 3 Bus Adm Transfer
Principles of Management 50 3 Bus Adm Transfer
Principles of Marketing 50 3 Bus Adm Transfer

NOTE: CLEP credit may be awarded at Shippensburg University for CLEP examinations not shown. Please contact the College of Arts and Sciences dean's office if you have questions (717-477-1151).